Thursday, January 13, 2022
TOLEDO, Ohio, January 13, 2022 – The Toledo-Lucas County Port Authority is proud to announce a 22-percent increase in tonnage through the Port of Toledo in 2021, when compared to 2020. A total of 11,428,753 short tons traveled through the Port of Toledo last year – the highest tonnage the seaport has seen since 2011. The Port of Toledo also set a record for the most aluminum handled in a season totaling nearly 276,000 short tons. Additionally, iron ore tonnage at the Port of Toledo was the highest reported since 1979. The increase in iron ore is mainly attributed to the commencement in the operations of the new Cleveland-Cliffs Toledo Direct Reduction Plant at Ironville Terminal.